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UltraLiberal November 11th, 2017 4:03am

Do you know someone who says the word “literally” many times as they tell a story while you realize that often times them using the word makes no sense?

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Louderthebetter
11/11/17 12:42 am

The most overused words right now. MO
Literally.
Like.
Crazy.

ProudAmerican45 North Joisey
11/11/17 4:40 am

Yup sounds like my 18yr old daughter..”LIKE she LITERALLY broke up with her boyfriend” Like..Literally..lol

susanr Colorado
11/10/17 9:22 pm

Not currently. It's annoying, though.

This is as good a place as any to insert a link to Merriam-Webster's pretty hilarious "Usage Note" about their inclusion of the "figurative" (essentially) definition of the word "literally," and public reaction to it.

Basically they seem to be saying: We didn't just add it now; literally every dictionary includes it {ha ha see what we did?}; and has done so for eons, including us... Language changes; it's our duty to document *usage*; if you idiots didn't use it that way we wouldn't have had to do this; but hey it's not so bad really.

www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/misuse-of-literally

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